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10 Rules for a Successful Newsletter Campaign – How Virtual Assistance Can Help

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Newsletter campaigns are a great way to reach new customers and stay in touch with current ones! This task can be time consuming and as the business owner, you have more pressing things to do. It may be a great time to find virtual assistance! How are you going to get your newsletter opened when it is sitting in an Inbox with hundreds of other unread messages? As mentioned in the last article, sometimes the wording and tag lines that sound “cheesy” or overdone are used as frequently as they are for a reason: THEY WORK. We are all human…

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Get Noticed Online – Hire an Assistant

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As business people, we want to be fresh and innovative. We want to find new, unique ways to reach potential clients instead of sounding like the old, boring schtik that everyone else is using and that has been around for-ever. But the truth is, some of those things have been around forever because they actually work! As much as we hate to admit it, and as cheesy as some of them seem, research has shown that our brains are wired to accept certain information in specific ways. You may need to hire an assistant to help with writing. It takes…

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Do I Need a Personal Assistant?

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Have you ever asked yourself: “Do I need a personal assistant?” Your business is your life. But so is your family. Do you ever feel like you are juggling too many things at once? Working long hours and missing out on quality time with the kids or your spouse? Do you just wish it were easier to coordinate your day-to-day tasks, in a way that allowed you to be stress-free at the end of the day, knowing that everything was accomplished and that your most important tasks are in the right hands?  Your  assistant can help with all sorts of tasks,…

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Increase Sales! Hire a Personal Assistant or Virtual Assistant!

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There are five main factors that influence business growth. Planning and strategy is key to the success of any business – new or established. You must monitor, brainstorm & nurture all of these factors constantly in order to maintain a successful business. It may be a good idea to hire a personal assistant or virtual assistant to help you! Leads. This is the total number of people who have had contact with your business over the past year. You can obtain leads either by calling potential clients, or they may be people who have reached out to you. You must follow…

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Winning at Your Interview

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We have been talking about our amazing personal assistant and virtual assistant jobs here at Toronto Assistant Services. Have you been following along? If so, you are doing fantastic so far! You have written a kick-ass resume, you have submitted it, and you have won an interview spot for our unfilled position! Did you know that our opinion of someone is formed in the first seven seconds of meeting them? Let us give you some pointers to help you make a great first in-person first impression. Be on time. The buses and trains and traffic are all unpredictable. Please give…

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Submitting Your Resume & Getting a Call-Back

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Did you know that there are no personal assistant jobs in Toronto like the opportunities we have here at Toronto Assistant Services? We are unique! Click here to learn more about our company? Start here! Now that you know about us and have written your resume (following the tips in our last post), you have to send it to me! This will be your first opportunity to get my attention. You’ve written a kick-ass resume, but I haven’t read it yet, so this step is crucial. Here are some pointers for getting noticed. Have a professional e-mail address. Please be…

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How to Write a Kick-Ass Resume

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I don’t claim to know what every hiring manager wants to see in a resume, but I can tell you that through my years of doing this and the thousands of resumes I have seen, I know what I am looking for. Are you preparing to send us your personal assistant resume or virtual assistant resume? Stop right there! Read on for some great tips before hitting “Send:” Hiring new staff is a daunting task. You don’t like writing your resume, and we don’t like reading them. Most of us would rather work a day flipping burgers than go through…

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